Feature Articles

Bank Robber Sentenced to Federal Prison

Feb 13,2014

Last Thursday, convicted bank robber Amanuel Moreno, 21, stood before U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers in a federal courtroom in Oakland. He listened as Rogers sentenced him to five years and 10 months in federal prison.

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The glorious architectural details inside the Alameda Carnegie Library will be available to the public once more if the Pacific Pinball Museum’s plan comes to fruition. Photo by Michael Schiess

Museums See Rosy Future in Alameda

Feb 13,2014

Five museums call Alameda home: the Alameda Museum, 2324 Alameda Ave.; the Meyers House and Gardens, 2021 Alameda Ave.; the Naval Air Museum, 2151 Ferry Point; the USS Hornet Museum, 707 W. Hornet Ave.; and the Pacific Pinball Museum, 1510 Webster St.

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Black History Month at Ruby Bridges

Students Celebrate Black History Month

Feb 13,2014

Ruby Bridges Elementary School students from the Learning Enrichment After School Program (LEAP) participated in the Black History Month kickoff at College of Alameda by singing, "We are the World." The event included a solidarity march, a re-enactment of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s "I Have a Dream

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Troop 16 Scoutmaster Tim Riley congratulates Dallin Stewart, 13, on earning his Eagle Scout rank.

Stewart Receives Eagle Scout Award

Feb 13,2014

For his Eagle project Stewart organized volunteers to paint the doors and railings of the portable buildings at Alameda Community Learning Center’s (ACLC) campus, 400 Grand St.

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City Holding Parking Meter Survey

Feb 13,2014

The Public Works Department is teaming up with the Park Street Business Association and West Alameda Business Association to conduct a parking meter study. The first step is surveying local users of the city’s meters.

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LWV to Host Human Trafficking Forum

Feb 13,2014

Human trafficking — the organized criminal exploitation of human beings for profit by forcing them into prostitution or involuntary labor — is no stranger to Alameda County.

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Ben Cable and Marcial McCarthy Bolina

Local Weddings: Cable-Bolina Wedding

Feb 13,2014

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, Ben Cable married his partner of 23 years, Marcial McCarthy Bolina. The couple exchanged vows in a small private ceremony at City Hall. Katherine J. Sirota officiated.

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